AlgarveBookers.com is an online reservation application that enables operators of tourist activities in the Portuguese Algarve to expand their business by allowing booking agents, hotels and online customers to place their bookings directly online. In this manual all features of the application are described in detail.
The application offers a central, online location from which bookings can be managed. As an operator, you can insert your front office bookings into the application, maintaining an up to date booking availability for your agents and customers.
Booking agents and hotels can log into the system and place their bookings directly online. Online customers can book your activities through a simple button placed on your own company's website. Payments are made directly to your bank account using one of many different payment methods available.
All bookings, whether placed by your sellers, agents or by individual customers, are instantly available to your front office users through the web interface.
Using the central booking system of AlgarveBookers.com allows you to receive bookings 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Other useful features of the booking application of AlgarveBookers.com are for instance printing out participant lists or monitoring your daily revenue from any location with an internet connection.
The AlgarveBookers.com booking system is fully browser orientated and was designed to work on almost any modern PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone. To work with the application, no software has to be downloaded or installed, except for an internet browser. For a smooth operation we recommend at least the system requirements as described below.
Devices and hardware
For optimal functionality of the booking system, a computer with at least a dual-core Intel or AMD processor, 2.0 GHz or higher is recommended with a minimum of 2 GB RAM. A smart phone or tablet with similar capacities can be used instead.
AlgarveBookers.com is hosted on one of Europe's fastest web servers and is connected to the superfast backbone of the internet. The functionality of AlgarveBookers.com will therefore strongly depend on the speed of your own internet connection. For an optimal experience, we recommend at least a broadband connection, either by internet cable or mobile 3G or 4G.
AlgarveBookers.com was designed to work on Google's web browser Chrome. Although the application has been tested on many different browsers such as Safari, Firefox and Internet Explorer, we recommend the use of Google Chrome version 39.0 or later.